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Our firm employs over 175 individuals in a variety of areas including accounting, computer information services, human resources, library science, marketing, office services, as well as paralegals and legal secretaries. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package.

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CHIEF TALENT OFFICER

The Hartford office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a law firm with more than 175 attorneys in CT, NY and D.C., is seeking a firm wide Chief Talent Officer (“CTO”) to lead the firm’s strategic human resources function and to provide leadership to the firm as a whole on human capital issues. As one of four chief administrators at the firm, the CTO reports to the Managing Partner and develops, coordinates and implements firm wide policies and programs encompassing all aspects of the Firm’s human resources functions and diversity & inclusion (“D&I”) initiatives. The CTO oversees human resources for lawyer and non-lawyer staff, D&I, talent management, professional development, benefits, performance management and participates in fostering an organizational culture that is committed to professional excellence, mutual respect and that values differing perspectives and backgrounds. The CTO must have an extensive knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to personnel and benefits matters and knowledge of HR trends and best practices. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and an advanced degree, such as a JD or MBA, is preferred along with SHRM certification. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of seven years of progressively responsible management experience working in a law firm or other professional services environment overseeing the talent, compensation and benefits functions. The CTO’s role includes the oversight of the design and implementation of the Firm’s initiatives to effectively attract, recruit and retain a diverse staff and attorney workforce. It is essential that the CTO possess outstanding interpersonal skills and exhibit poise, the ability to build consensus and lead through influence. The CTO must be accessible, direct, transparent, and possess a collaborative working style that motivates and inspires colleagues to work hard and well together, offers a clear sense of direction, and holds self and staff accountable. CTO must demonstrate an ability and a willingness to adhere to the Firm’s core values. Additionally, the CTO must possess proficient technology skills, exhibit high energy and demonstrate a strong work ethic.

FINANCIAL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ANALYST

The Hartford office of Shipman & Goodwin LLP, a law firm with more than 175 attorneys in CT, NY and D.C., is seeking a Financial Business Intelligence Analyst. The Financial Business Intelligence Analyst (FBIA) is responsible for data mining, reporting and utilizing financial and business intelligence tools to support the firm’s strategic growth and business development efforts by providing client information and analysis that will aid in the achievement of strategic goals and tactical objectives. The candidate will manage the collection, analysis and presentation of relevant client and practice information from internal and external sources, oversee business intelligence (BI) development efforts in the implementation and use of BI software and customized dashboards and will develop an in-depth understanding of underlying data, Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and business uses to provide clear data presentations and analysis.

It is essential that the FBIA be familiar with data visualization techniques to assure that the information being presented clearly facilitates the understanding of complex concepts, identifies new patterns, and has the ability to maintain surveillance of industry trends and market conditions to support the presentation and relevance of BI information for the firm. The ability to identify and implement process improvements for increased efficiency is also required.

The candidate must have strong data analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy, and must have an understanding of data integrity between systems (finance & technology) along with software implementation experience with an extensive working knowledge of BI software including: Aderant Redwood, Spotlight, Aderant Expert, and Executive Inquiry System.

The successful candidate must possess outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, be a pro-active self-starter with emphasis on self-initiation and follow-through and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment. In addition, the FBIA must display excellent judgment, a commitment to confidentiality and discretion and must possess proficient technology skills, including the MS Office Suite and advanced Excel skills using advanced formulas, formatting, charts and Pivot tables.

A Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, information management, math, statistics or related field is preferred. The ideal candidate will have two to four years of relevant experience in legal research or business intelligence working in a law firm or professional services organization.

Shipman & Goodwin LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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